Young People’s Concerts: No Small Part of Leonard Bernstein’s Legacy
If you missed ‘em first time around, Leonard Bernsteins’ lively explorations of classical music live on thanks to YouTube. Re-watching is a fitting way to mark his 100th birthday.
On Every Street: The Top 10 Dire Straits Songs
From the MTV hit everyone knows, to the song used in the recent movie, “I, Tonya,” to the one we all play air-guitar to….these hits sum up the collective genius of Dire Straits.
The ‘90s: Pop Music’s Most Eclectic Decade
Recording artist Solomon Peck believes that ’90s hit radio showcased true diversity (while Mariah Carey essentially pioneered the art of “hip hop remixing”).
Boz Scaggs Gets Back to the Blues
After the massive success of “Silk Degrees,” Boz Scaggs took an unexpected path to follow another musical passion and his latest album, “Out of the Blues,” finds him in fine form.
Everything Fab Four: Teaching the Beatles
Besides musical composition, The Beatles provide an opportunity to explore everything from politics to poetry. A growing number of academics are using the Fab Four to stimulate critical thinking on a whole ‘nother level.